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Mary C. Taylor

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University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1992

Drew University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1985
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Mary C. Taylor is an attorney in Winthrop & Weinstine’s Corporate and Real Estate departments, and focuses her practice on the real-estate related aspects of large franchise matters.  Mary has experience in a wide range of corporate matters, including acquisitions, financing, negotiating complex agreements, licensing, and managing strategic and business relationships. Mary also has extensive experience in many areas of commercial real estate, including commercial leasing, the sale and acquisition of a wide range of property types, and both commercial and residential development, including lot assemblage, site planning, negotiation of development  and construction agreements and lot sales for both retail shopping centers as well as single-family, condominium and townhome communities in the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area.   

Mary is a Minnesota State Bar Association Certified Real Property Law Specialist.

Bar Admissions


  • “The Complete Real Estate Lawyer’s Quick Answer Book,” Editors, Matthew J. Foli and Mary C. Taylor, Minnesota State Bar Association, March 2015
  • “Limiting a Lender’s Liability Under MCIOA – Special Declarant Rights and Foreclosure of Common Interest Community Property,” Minnesota Bankers Association News, October 2010
  • “Commercial Lease Negotiations: Risk Allocation and the Art of Compromise” (with John Bowden), Minnesota Real Estate Journal, February 2008


  • "The Basics of Survey Review – Getting the 'Picture'." 2016 Real Estate Institute. Minnesota State Bar Association. St. Paul, MN. 3 November 2016.
  • "ABC’s of CIC’s." 2015 Real Estate Institute. Minnesota CLE. St. Paul, MN. 22 October 2015.
  • “National Trends in Senior Housing.” Urban Land Institute Housing Advisory Committee, Minneapolis, May 2013
  • “The Senior Housing Revolution – What Every Housing Lawyer Needs to Know.” Minnesota State Bar Association. Real Estate Institute. 2012
  • “Condominiums vs. Planned Communities (Townhomes) – How They Differ, and How This Impacts Ownership, Unit Financing and Management.” Minnesota State Bar Association Real Estate Institute, 2011.
  • “Association Documents and Amending Documents.” Minnesota Multi Housing Association’s Advanced Certification for Community Association Managers Program. Minneapolis. 2007.
  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act Legislative Committee (2007 – present)
  • Urban Land Institute, Minnesota District Council
  • Sensible Land Use Coalition
  • Minnesota Council of Real Estate Women
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers
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